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It may sound strange. However, I still claim that both Libya and Finance crisis are the perfect illustration of the completely intricate fate of all European countries, may they argue on their so vital peculiarities. Of course, every nation owns some unique features. Nevertheless, our economies are so interdependent that Europe looks much more a… » read more

Today I’m back on this weblog to share with you the H. Schmidt’s concerns on future Bundeswehr. Die Zeit published on its website a video in which H. Schmidt expresses his concerns. According to him, professional defence forces recruit mainly among the lower classes of the society, thus not reflecting the society. To explore further… » read more

This post is mainly intended for people issued from the non-military community, in order to provide them with some explanations on the discipline in coalitions. Sun Tzu said: Therefore, in your deliberations, when seeking to determine the military conditions, let them be made the basis of a comparison, in this wise: (…) On which side… » read more

In my previous post dedicated to the debate at the House of Commons I did not make mention of Dr Fox statement on French nuclear assets. Saying that “We must also remember that France itself co-operates very closely on nuclear issues with the United States. The United States, France and the United Kingdom form the… » read more

As usual the House of Commons offered on 2nd November a very rich and dense debate on the ins and outs of the treaties signed between France and the United Kingdom at the occasion of the summit. I warmly recommend you to pay a visit to the video of the debate, that you will reach… » read more

After a post on the point one of Sun Tzu’s quote your can read here below, I will try to analyze the idea of general’s ability. Sun Tzu said: Therefore, in your deliberations, when seeking to determine the military conditions, let them be made the basis of a comparison, in this wise: 1. Which of… » read more

The Spanish digital review Atenea published on 3rd November an article written by Alfredo Crespo Alcázar and titled “La economía: factor determinante en la politica de defensa de David Cameron“. According to this website, Mr Crespo Alcázar’s book “David Cameron: tras la senda de Churchill y Thatcher” should be available from next December on (this… » read more

The European Union Institute for Security Studies has just released a report titled “What do Europeans want from NATO?”. As usual for productions published under the umbrella of this institute, it is worth reading this new document, and even if I do not totally agree with some of the points, the different articles are really… » read more

The last battle for Kosovo

We read in Euractiv some days ago that EU called on Serbia to abandon its last battle. After the setback that meant the opinion of International Court of Justice on the Declaration of Independence of Kosovo, saying that such unilateral acts did not violate international law, Serbia has launched an offensive […]

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